cir·​cu·​lin ˈsər-kyə-lən How to pronounce circulin (audio)
: an antibiotic consisting of a mixture of polypeptides related to polymyxin that is obtained from a soil bacterium of the genus Bacillus (B. circulans) and is active especially against gram-negative bacteria (as colon bacilli)

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“Circulin.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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